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Child Maltreatment 2017: Summary of Key Findings
Presents summarized information from Child Maltreatment 2017, a report based on data submissions by State child protective services agencies for Federal fiscal year 2017. Statistics include the number of allegations of mistreatment, the number and outcomes of investigations, characteristics of victims and perpetrators, fatalities, and services.
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How many allegations of maltreatment were reported and investigated?
Who reported child maltreatment?
Who were the child victims?
What were the most common types of maltreatment?
How many children died from abuse or neglect?
Who abused and neglected children?
Who received services, and what did they include?
Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2018). Child Maltreatment 2017: Summary of key findings. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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